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Will the "Future" of "X-Men" include more Jean Grey? It's certainly possible, considering that Bryan Singer is assembling some of his old X-pals for "Days of Future Past." But it's also possible that someone familiar, like Jean, could appear even earlier, based on Hugh Jackman's own admission that there's an X-Men cameo in "The Wolverine."

For her part, Famke Janssen won't cop to the rumors that she has a "Wolverine" cameo, despite reports that put her in Sydney, Australia around the time of shooting. Asked point-blank when the last time she visited Australia was, Janssen played coy and told MTV News, "I don't know. I have no idea!"

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"X-Men: The Last Stand" is many things, but "universally adored" is not one of them. The rushed killing of Cyclops, the pointless Angel arc, yet another plot to depower all of the world's mutants, the Brett Ratner factor — when stacked up against those first two "X-Men" films, "Last Stand" falls very short, to put it nicely.

But if there are any redeeming qualities about the film, it's that Hugh Jackman remains as badass as ever as Logan. And because the world doesn't have enough Wolverine action figures, the Hot Toys gang have taken it upon themselves to honor Jackman's performance and (sigh) Ratner's X-flick by launching their very own "Last Stand" Logan figure.

See some photos past the break!

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X2: X-Men UnitedSeveral fans have wondered what "X-Men: The Last Stand" would've looked like with Bryan Singer at the helm as opposed to eventual director Brett Ratner, particularly after the latter filmmaker's recent comments towards his detractors. Well, wonder no more.

In an interview with Slash Film (as transcribed by The Geek Files), "X2: X-Men United" screenwriter Michael Dougherty described his and Singer's unused plans for "X-Men 3."

According to the writer, the film would have focused on Jean Grey's transformation into the Phoenix, albeit much differently than the version ultimately seen in "The Last Stand." Read More...

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Brett RatnerComic book fans that have a bone to pick with "X-Men: The Last Stand" director Brett Ratner might be in for a bit of a shock—the filmmaker has a bone to pick with them, too.

According to Digital Spy, Ratner took a last stand of his own against the various "comic book geeks" that have spoken out against his past work on the "X-Men" franchise. The director has an issue with the idea that he destroyed the Marvel property, particularly because the success of "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" says otherwise.

"If I buried the franchise how the f--- did they make a 'Wolverine'?" Ratner argued. "I mean, that's ridiculous. And they're making three other f---ing 'X-Men' movies. Mine kept the franchise alive!" Read More...

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Before she was a snarky, pregnant teenager in "Juno" or a roller derby star in "Whip It," actress Ellen Page was one of the X-Men.




Back in 2006, Page walked through walls as Kitty Pryde in "X-Men: The Last Stand." She famously fought the Juggernaut in the film's finale, but will she be back to play the fan-favorite character in the next installment of the X-film franchise? MTV News caught up with Page during a press event for "Whip It" to ask her whether she'll reprise her role in any of the upcoming X-Men films—like, for instance, "X-Men: First Class." Read More...

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Brett RatnerFilmmaker Brett Ratner undeniably left his stamp on the comic book movies with "X-Men: The Last Stand," but don't expect the director currently slated to helm "Youngblood" (and formerly attached to "Conan") to take another shot at Marvel's mutants.

"The thing with the 'X-Men' universe is, I feel like I've already done it," Ratner told MTV News when asked whether he'd ever consider returning to the X-Men film franchise. "Certain things I would go after, and certain things only if the script is great."

According to Ratner, some of those projects he'd be interested in as both a filmmaker and fan include the oft-mentioned "X-Men Origins: Magneto" and "X-Men: First Class." Read More...

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Mickey Rourke as Whiplash in Iron Man 2Yesterday evening we received our first look at Mickey Rourke as Whiplash in "Iron Man 2," and it was a peek that not only cleared up some confusion about the character he'll play in the much-anticipated sequel, but also stirred up some powerful reactions from fans.

While the new image and various reports accompanying it confirm that "The Wrestler" star will play an amalgam of Crimson Dynamo and Whiplash rather than one or the other (as had previously been pondered), there is one big question that remains: was the decision to combine several characters into a new character a wise move? Read More...

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